Lawrence Tech Names New Media Relations Director


Matt Roush

Matt Roush has been named director of media relations and managing editor of the University News Bureau at Lawrence Technological University.

Roush, of Dearborn, was previously director of communications and public relations at The Engineering Society of Detroit.

At LTU, Roush will manage the university’s twice-a-year alumni magazine as well as the annual magazine of LTU’s College of Engineering. He will also manage the university's media relations efforts, and with others in LTU's Office of Marketing and Public Affairs, will create content for additional university print and digital media.

Roush has worked for newspapers, magazines, radio stations, and online media across the state. He was a reporter for newspapers in Three Rivers, Leland, Traverse City, and Kalamazoo. He covered banking, finance, and high-tech for Crain’s Detroit Business.

Roush  also was the on-air technology editor for WWJ Newsradio 950 and also edited the Great Lakes IT Report, the station’s daily email newsletter covering the high tech industry from a Michigan perspective.

Roush is the winner of numerous journalism awards from the Associated Press, United Press International, and the Association of Area Business Publications. He was named Michigan Small Business Journalist of the Year in 2009 by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts in communications, speech, and theater at Albion College.

Edit Module
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Dykema’s Bloomfield Hills Office Adds Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Attorney

Dykema, a Detroit-based national law firm, has announced the addition of Kenneth J. Sachs to its employee benefits and executive compensation practice group in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office.

Pontiac’s Haven Names President and CEO

Haven, an organization in Pontiac that provides comprehensive programs and services for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, has named Aimee Nimeh as its president and CEO.


Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has announced that Brittany Lavis has accepted the role of CFO of the Detroit market. In her new role, Lavis reports directly to Anthony Tedeschi, CEO of DMC.

Rehmann’s Ann Arbor Office Adds Two New Hires

Rehmann, a certified public accountant (CPA), business consulting, and financial services firm, has added two new hires to its Ann Arbor office in the governmental and higher education sectors. Matt Behnke, a CPA and chartered global management accountant, will serve as an assurance senior manager, and Daniel Clark, CPA will serve as an assurance principal.

Troy’s Ross Mortgage Adds Vice President, Four Other Employees

Ross Mortgage Corp., a full-service residential mortgage lender headquartered in Troy, announced the appointment of Theresa Sprague as vice president of branch growth and retention. The firm has also added Jason Sprague and his team of loan officers, Jon DeKoninck, Denise Huettner, and Tim Donner.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Revered Cadieux Café on Detroit’s East Side Sold to Restauranteur Paul Howard and Musician John Rutherford
    The owners of the Cadieux Café on Detroit’s east side today announced that they have sold the...
  2. Farmington Hills’ Plum Market to Open Street Concept Store in Downtown Detroit
    Plum Market, a food and beverage company based in Farmington Hills, will open a street concept...
  3. Bloomfield Hills-Based Sterilogy and Grand Valley Students Develop System to Help Reduce Hospital Infections
    Keeping hands clean and sanitized in hospitals and other medical facilities can be a challenging...
  4. BESA Detroit Restaurant Opens in the Central Business District
    A new restaurant, lounge, and private dining establishment called BESA Detroit has opened on the...
  5. Ottawa Towers Wins $7.4M Settlement from Pontiac Over Property and Parking Rights
    After more than six years of litigation, the City of Pontiac and the owners of the Ottawa Towers...
  6. Diamond’s Steak and Seafood Opens in Downtown Royal Oak
    Diamond’s Steak and Seafood, an Adam Merkel Restaurant, opened yesterday in downtown Royal Oak...